###Google delisted 1.75 billion websites because of copyright takedown requests

It’s interesting to see there’s a website for this now. I can’t wait to see the analysis by people with more time and interest.

###Psychic Weight - Dealing with the things that press on your mind

Everyone has stress and everyone has pressure. There’s no magic fix or silver bullet for stress, but I have found that some stressors have a common root cause. Things that stress me are things I think I need to do, handle, watch, take care of, worry about, sweat, deal with, or manage. These things press on me - right between my eyes - and the resulting feeling is what I call psychic weight.

###How Google obliterated my 4 year old Chrome extension featuring 24k+ users

After 3 months of trying everything I could think of, I give up. I don’t think I will ever develop anything for the Google ecosystem again. I’m not angry, I’m not doing this out of spite. I just don’t think it is worth it to put any amount of effort to build something on a platform that turned out to be so unreliable.


A Vagrant plugin that helps you reduce the amount of coffee you drink while waiting for boxes to be provisioned by sharing a common package cache among similar VM instances. Kinda like vagrant-apt_cache or this magical snippet but targeting multiple package managers and Linux distros.

This has been super helpful over the last couple months as I’ve been testing and upgrade to our system. I just wish I had known about it earlier.

###Introducing the GitHub Load Balancer

Over the last year we’ve developed our new load balancer, called GLB (GitHub Load Balancer). Today, and over the next few weeks, we will be sharing the design and releasing its components as open source software.

###15 brilliant comic strips showing how freelance life is different to an office job

###How to Display Alternate Content to AdBlock Users

###Why Learning Angular 2 Was Excruciating I’m dreading this transition but at least some of these problems will have worked themselves out before I start. :-)

###Podcast: CTRL+CLICK CAST - The QA Process with Lewis Francis An interesting discussion about Quality Assurance.

###Podcast: Hanselminutes - Archiving Digital Experiences using Emulation with Jason Scott

In this episode they discuss converting MAME to JavaScript so people could run old video game in browsers.

The Aurelia JavaScript Framework

In the first of two interesting coincidences this week two of the podcasts I listened two talked about Aurelia. It sounds interesting like all of the projects on FLOSS Weekly…


In the second coincidence two Podcasts also discussed Electron which the Atom Editor is using as it’s base:

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